Walking tour Jewish Antwerp

Discover fascinating facts about the Jewish community in Antwerp

Our guide will take you on a discovery tour through the neighbourhood surrounding the central station. While walking through the diamond district and the small streets of the Jewish quarter, the guide will tell you more about the Antwerp Jews. First, you’ll learn how Jewish community Antwerp came into being. Then you’ll learn about the typical customs of the Jewish tradition, such as kosher food, Sabbath and the mezuzah by the door. You’ll find out just how diverse and colourful the Jewish community is, with orthodox hasidim and secular Jews living side by side. This tour passes Jewish bakeries, shops and synagogues.

Starting place:
De Keyserlei, at the side entrance of the Central Station.
Our guide will be wearing a grey shoulder bag and a name tag. He or she will also be holding a placard with the name of the tour.

End point:
The tour ends at the starting point.

Duration:
2 hourd

Language:
You can request this tour in Dutch, English or French.

Book a private tour

Would you like to book on of our guides for a private tour through the historical centre of Antwerp? That is possible throughout the whole year at any time of the day.

For a group up to 20 people you pay a fixed price of € 175 for this tour.

For a group of more than 20 people, we provide one guide per 20 people and you pay € 175. For a group of 30 for example, we provide 2 guides and you would pay € 350. For larger groups, we can offer more guides. Contact us for a customized quote.

If you opt for a private tour, you do not necessarily have to choose one of our themed tours. We are happy to design a tailormade tour for you. Do you want a walking tour in the Zurenborg neighbourhood? Or would you like to visit multicultural Antwerp? Or something else? No problem. Describe us your wishes and we will customize your tour. Naturally, we’ll provide the most suitable guide for you and your group.

Our guides

Our enthusiastic guides are great storytellers. They will tell you all about their favourite places. They will also definitely show you hidden gems in the city and make sure you won’t get bored.

They know Antwerp from the back of their hands, they are flexible and posses a good sense of humour. No boring lists of dates, but a tour by a local that takes you to places you have never been before.